Hotel des Poetes
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... still open to the public, sheltering paintings and traces of modern humans (the CroMagnon) dating back 14,000 years. In the Salon Noir there are highly detailed paintings of bison, horses, ibex and deer.
We were happy to see that they offered a 1 1/2 hour guided tour in English. It was accurately advertised as not for the faint of heart. Our tour guide handed out individual flashlights for us to carry, and she inspected our feet to ensure that we all had ...
... German at the next table; interesting - he had just walked the 35 kilometres from Montpelier and intended to continue on through the pass for another 230 kilometres to fill his fortnight's holiday-fun? They are all very health conscious with many oldies like us seriously cycling across France - maybe something we can aspire to next trip! Found a bed and tossing up our options for ...
... and fed we decided to make our way to approximately 15kms from Capastang and moored on a bank in a village called Argeliers. Quite a pretty town but we seem to have been inundated with flys! My god they are everywhere! Not sure why?? Is it the 32 degrees? Have the farmers sprayed manure? Not really sure, but i will be looking forward to leaving them as they are very annoying! Leslie an I went ...
... a window into the past that simultaneously sheds some light on the present. We plan to visit Auschwitz when we travel to Poland in August, and somehow this little French village feels connected.
Tomorrow we head to Grotte De Niaux, a network of caves several hours southwest of Siran. The cave paintings there date from 12,000 BC and depict mainly bison, ibex, deer and horses.
It will involve more driving on the twisting ...
... sister arrived to pick us up, there was a few tears
but it was much easier than the first time around. Saying goodbye to my dogs
was the hardest, its weird when you away, I'm used to waking up with them greeting me.
We were on the road, we first had to stop and get a hire car, that was eventful,
but once all was sorted we were on our way. Luton Airport here we come.
All checked in and ready to go, I hate ...
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